Fully forgivable Homebuyer Assistance second mortgage loans of up to $20,000 are available to assist eligible homebuyers with the rehabilitation of City-owned foreclosed homes. Homebuyer Assistance is limited to no more than one half of the total cost of the purchase and rehabilitation of the property. The City is working with a number of lenders who can provide first mortgage loans to eligible potential homebuyers going through the program.
Purchase discounted annuals and perennials to beautify your yard. HEDC with Milwaukee’s Neighborhood Improvement Development Corp and Lowe’s holds this annual flower sale in May. Order forms go out in April for pre-orders. There are flowers available for day of purchase. The sale is held at Redemption Church at 5641 N. 68th St. To pre-order email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee is an HEDC partner providing free home repair and accessibility modifications for adults 60+ and adults with disabilities. Click here to see qualification information or download an application. Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee
Each spring residents can sign up for a free design session with Community Design Solutions for tips and ideas on improving the exterior of their property. CDS consultants are graduate and PhD students in UW-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture. If you are interested in signing up for one of these free sessions, contact Jessica at 414-431-2271.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Small Home Repair Grant
Havenwoods Targeted Investment Neighborhood Rehab Grant
Through the TIN program, the City of Milwaukee focuses funds and resources in a small area (6-12 blocks) for approximately three years. The goal of the program is to support and encourage homeowners and responsible landlords to improve the safety and appearance of the neighborhood. Homeowners and landlords who use the program can make common household repairs and updates.
For any questions or to apply please contact Liz Hammer at 414-431-2276